Slow bolting, large round roots. Sweet mild, fine-grained white flesh. Australia's favourite variety, introduced in late nineteenth century. Stores well. 45-65 days.
Originally from Russia and enjoyed by ancient Greeks and Romans. Tops used in salads or cooked, excellent vitamin A and C and calcium. Roots are most tender when young, leaves in stir fries. Likes soil high in organic matter well drained and friable. Sow early spring to late autumn.
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